Emmanouela is the EMVO's sole legal counsel. She provides senior management with legal advice, manages legal working groups consisting of National Medicines Verification Organizations and associated pharmaceutical companies, reviews and negotiates contractual and legal documentation and ensures EMVO’s compliance with applicable legislation.
Before joining EMVO in 2017, Emmanouela worked as legal counsel at SWIFT focusing on contract law and regulatory matters as well as at a law firm in Athens on civil, commercial and contractual matters and at the European Commission on the transposition of the European legislation by Member States and infringement procedures.
Emmanouela holds LL.M. degrees in Civil, Public and Competition law from universities in Athens (Greece), Aix en Provence (France) and Brussels (Belgium). She is a member of the Athens Bar Association and the Belgian Institute of Company Lawyers and a Certified ISO 31000 Risk Management Professional. She speaks English, French, Greek, Spanish and Chinese.